Publications

Publications

1. Kalograiaki I, Campanero-Rhodes MA, Proverbio D, Euba B, Garmendia J, Aastrup T, Solís D. 2018. Bacterial Surface Glycans: Microarray and QCM Strategies for Glycophenotyping and Exploration of Recognition by Host Receptors. Methods Enzymol. 598:37-70. doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2017.06.011. PMID: 29306443

1. Martínez I, Oliveros JC, Cuesta I, de la Barrera J, Ausina V, Casals C, de Lorenzo A, García E, García-Fojeda B, Garmendia J, González-Nicolau M, Lacoma A, Menéndez M, Moranta D, Nieto A, Ortín J, Pérez-González A, Prat C, Ramos-Sevillano E, Regueiro V, Rodriguez-Frandsen A, Solís D, Yuste J, Bengoechea JA, Melero JA. 2017. Apoptosis, Toll-like, RIG-I-like and NOD-like receptors are pathways jointly induced by diverse respiratory bacterial and viral pathogens. Front. Microbiol. 8:276. PMID:28298903.

2. Moreno-Alvero M, Yunta C, Gonzalez-Guzman M, Lozano-Juste J, Benavente JL, Arbona V, Menéndez M, Martinez-Ripoll M, Infantes L, Gomez-Cadenas A, Rodriguez PL, Albert A. 2017. The structure of ligand-bound intermediates of crop ABA receptors highlights the role of the PP2C as necessary ABA co-receptor. Mol Plant. 10(9):1250-1253. doi: 10.1016/j.molp.2017.07.004. PMID: 28736053.

3. Oliva C; Sánchez PA; Rico E; Bravo A; Menendez M; Gago F; Jiménez A. 2017. Structure-based domain assignment in Leishmania infantum EndoG: characterization of a pH-dependent regulatory switch and a C-terminal extension that largely dictates DNA substrate preferences. Nucleic Acids Res.. 45 (15):9030–9045. PMID: 28911117.

4. Vázquez R, Domenech M, Iglesias-Bexiga M, Menéndez M, García P. 2017. Csl2, a novel chimeric bacteriophage lysin to fight infections caused by Streptococcus suis, an emerging zoonotic pathogen. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 28;7(1):16506. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017 -16736-0. PMID: 29184097.

5. Bustamante N, Iglesias-Bexiga M, Bernardo-García N, Silva-Martín N, García G, Campanero-Rhodes MA, García E, Usón I, Buey RM, García P, Hermoso JA, Bruix M, Menéndez M. 2017. Deciphering how Cpl-7 cell wall-binding repeats recognize the bacterial peptidoglycan. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 28;7(1):16494. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16392-4. PMID: 29184076.

1. Hervás R, Li L, Majumdar A, Fernández-Ramírez Mdel C, Unruh JR, Slaughter BD, Galera-Prat A, Santana E, Suzuki M, Nagai Y, Bruix M, Casas-Tintó S, Menéndez M, Laurents DV, Si K, Carrión-Vázquez M. 2016. Molecular Basis of Orb2 Amyloidogenesis and Blockade of Memory Consolidation. PLoS Biol. 14(1):e1002361. PMID:26812143

2. Diaz M, Sanchez-Barrena MJ, Gonzalez-Rubio JM, Rodriguez L, Fernandez D, Antoni R, Yunta C, Belda-Palazon B, Gonzalez-Guzman M, Peirats-Llobet M, Menendez M, Boskovic J, Marquez JA, Rodriguez PL, Albert A. 2016. Calcium-dependent oligomerization of CAR proteins at cell membrane modulates ABA signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 113(3):E396-405. PMID:26719420

3. Kalograiaki I, Euba B, Proverbio D, Campanero-Rhodes MA, Aastrup T, Garmendia J, Solís D. 2016. Combined Bacteria Microarray and Quartz Crystal Microbalance Approach for Exploring Glycosignatures of Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae and Recognition by Host Lectins. Anal Chem. 88(11):5950-5957. PMID:27176788

4. Kong N, Xie S, Zhou J, Menéndez M, Solís D, Park J, Proietti G, Ramström O, Yan M. 2016. Catalyst-free cycloaddition reaction for the synthesis of glyconanoparticles. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 8(41), 28136–28142. PMID:27649792

5. Blázquez B, Fresco-Taboada A, Iglesias-Bexiga M, Menéndez M, García P. 2016. PL3 amidase, a tailor-made lysin constructed by domain shuffling with potent killing activity against pneumococci and related species. Front Microbiol. 7:1156. PMID:27516758

6. Ruiz-Masó JA, Bordanaba-Ruiseco L, Sanz M, Menéndez M, Del Solar G. 2016. Metal-induced stabilization and activation of plasmid replication initiator RepB. Front Mol Biosci. 3:56. eCollection 2016. PMID:27709114

7.Singh AK, Berbís MÁ, Ballmann MZ, Kilcoyne M, Menéndez M, Nguyen TH, Joshi L, Cañada FJ, Jiménez-Barbero J, Benkő M, Harrach B, van Raaij MJ. 2016. Structure and sialyllactose binding of the carboxy-terminal head domain of the fibre from a Siadenovirus, turkey adenovirus 3. PLoS One 10(9):e0139339. PMID:26418008

1. Rico-Lastres P, Díez-Martínez R, Iglesias-Bexiga M, Bustamante N, Aldridge C, Hesek D, Lee M, Mobashery S, Gray J, Vollmer W, García P, Menéndez M. 2015. Substrate recognition and catalysis by LytB, a pneumococcal peptidoglycan hydrolase involved in virulence. Sci. Rep., 5, 16198; doi: 10.1038/srep16198. PMID: 26537571

2. Solís D, Bovin NV, Davis AP, Jiménez-Barbero J, Romero A, Roy R, Smetana K Jr, Gabius HJ. 2015. A guide into glycosciences: How chemistry, biochemistry and biology cooperate to crack the sugar code. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1850:186-235. PMID: 24685397

3. Campanero-Rhodes MA, Llobet E, Bengoechea JA, Solís D. 2015. Bacteria microarrays as sensitive tool for exploring pathogen surface epitopes and recognition by host receptors. RSC Advances, 5: 7173-7181. doi: 10.1039/C4RA14570D.

4. Díez-Martínez R, de Paz HD, García-Fernández E, Bustamante N, Euler CW, Fischetti VA, Menéndez M, García P. 2015. A novel chimeric phage lysin with high in vitro and in vivo bactericidal activity against Streptococcus pneumoniae. Journal Antimicrobial Agents, 70: 1763-1773. PMID: 25733585

5. Stateva SR, Salas V, Benaim G, Menéndez M, Solís D, Villalobo A. 2015. Characterization of phospho-(tyrosine)-mimetic calmodulin mutants. PLoS One. 10(4):e0120798. PMID: 25830911

6. Singh AK, Berbís MÁ, Ballmann MZ, Kilcoyne M, Menéndez M, Nguyen TH, Joshi L, Cañada FJ, Jiménez-Barbero J, Benkő M, Harrach B, van Raaij MJ. 2015. Structure and Sialyllactose Binding of the Carboxy-Terminal Head Domain of the Fibre from a Siadenovirus, Turkey Adenovirus 3. PloS One. 10(9):e0139339. PMID: 26418008

7. Sainz-Polo MA, González B, Menéndez M, Pastor FI, Sanz-Aparicio J. 2015. Exploring Multimodularity in Plant Cell Wall Deconstruction: Structural and Functional Analysis of Xyn10C Containing the CBM22-1-CBM22-2 Tandem. J Biol Chem. 290:17116-17130. PMID: 26001782

1. Moscoso M, Esteban-Torres M, Menéndez M, García E. 2014. In vitro bactericidal and bacteriolytic activity of ceragenin CSA-13 against planktonic cultures and biofilms of Streptococcus pneumoniae and other pathogenic streptococci. PLoS One. 9(7): e101037. PMID: 25006964

2. Ruiz FM, Scholz BA, Buzamet E, Kopitz J, André S, Menéndez M, Romero A, Solís D, Gabius HJ. 2014. Natural single amino acid polymorphism (F19Y) in human galectin-8: detection of structural alterations and increased growth-regulatory activity on tumor cells. FEBS J. 281(5):1446-64. PMID: 24418318

1. Ermakova E, Millar MC, Nesmelova IV, López-Merino L, Berbís MA, Nesmelov Y, Tkachev YV, Lagartera L, Daragan VA, André S, Cañada FJ, Jiménez-Barbero J, Solís D Gabius H-J, Mayo KH. 2013. Lactose binding to human galectin-7 (p53-induced gene 1) induces long-range effects through the protein resulting in increased dimer stability and evidence for positive cooperativity. Glycobiology. 23: 508–523. PMID: 23376190

2. Carrero P,  Ardá A,  Alvarez M,  Doyaguez EG,  Rivero-Buceta E,  Quesada E,  Prieto A,  Solís D,  Camarasa MJ,  Pérez-Pérez MJ,  Jiménez-Barbero J,  San-Felix A. 2013. Differential recognition of mannose-based polysaccharides by tripodal receptors based on a triethylbenzene scaffold substituted with trihydroxybenzoyl moieties. European J. Org. Chem. 1: 65-76. doi: 0.1002/ejoc.201201239

3. García-Linares S, Castrillo I, Bruix M, Menéndez M, Alegre-Cebollada J. Martínez-del-Pozo A, Gavilanes JG. 2013. Three-dimensional structure of the actinoporin sticholysin. i. influence of long-distance effects on protein function. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 532: 39-45. PMID: 23376038

4. Ruiz FM, Fernández IS, López-Merino L, Lagartera L, Kaltner H, Menéndez M, André S, Solís D, Gabius H-J, Romero A. 2013. Fine-tuning of prototype chicken galectins: Structure of CG-2 and structure-activity correlations. Acta Cryst. D: Biol. Cryst. 69: 1665-1676. PMID: 23999290

5. Díez-Martínez R, De Paz H, Bustamante N, García E, Menéndez M, García P. 2013. Improving the lethal effect of Cpl-7, a pneumococcal phage lysozyme with broad bactericidal activity, by inverting the net charge of its cell wall-binding module. Antimicrob. Agents. Chemother. 57, 5355-5365. PMID: 23959317

 

1. Valbuena A, Vera AM, Oroz J, Menéndez M, Carrión-Vázquez M. 2012. Mechanical properties of β-catenin revealed by single-molecule experiments. Biophys J. 103: 1744-52. PMID: 23083718

2. Pérez-Berná AJ, Ortega-Esteban A, Menéndez-Conejero R, Winkler DC, Menéndez M, Steven AC, Flint SJ, de Pablo PJ, San Martín C. 2012. The role of capsid maturation on adenovirus priming for sequential uncoating. J Biol Chem. 287: 31582-95. PMID: 22791715

3. Hervás R, Oroz J, Galera-Prat A, Goñi O, Valbuena A, Vera AM, Gómez-Sicilia A, Losada-Urzáiz F, Uversky VN, Menéndez M, Laurents DV, Bruix M, Carrión-Vázquez M. 2012. Common features at the start of the neurodegeneration cascade. PLoS Biol.. 10(5):e1001335. PMID: 22666178

4. André S, Cañada FJ, Shiao TCh, Lagartera L, Diercks T, Bergeron-Brlek M, el Biari K, Papadopoulos A, Ribeiro JP, Touaibia M, Solís D, Menéndez M, Jiménez-Barbero J, Roy R, and Gabius H-J. 2012. Fluorinated carbohydrates as lectin ligands. biorelevant sensors with capacity to monitor anomer affinity in 19F-NMR-based inhibitor screening. Eur J Org Chem 23: 4354-4364. doi: 10.1002/ejoc.201200397

5. Bustamante N, Lastres P, García E, García P, Menéndez M. 2012. Thermal stability of Cpl-7 endolysin from the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteriophage Cp-7; cell wall-targeting of its CW_7 motifs. Plos One 7, e46654. PMID: 23056389

6. Amiri R, Bordbar AK, García-Mayoral MF, Khosropour AR, Mohammadpour-Baltork I, Menéndez M, Laurents DV. 2012. Interactions of gemini surfactants with two model proteins: NMR, CD, and fluorescent spectroscopies. J Coll Interf Sci 369: 245-255. PMID: 22204972

7. Graham LM, Gupta V, Schafer G, Reid DM, Kimberg M, Dennehy KM, Hornsell WG, Guler R, Campanero-Rhodes MA, Palma AS, Feizi T, Kim SK, Sobieszczuk P, Willment JA, Brown GD. 2012. he C-type lectin receptor CLECSF8 (CLEC4D) is expressed by myeloid cells and triggers cellular activation through Syk kinase. J Biol Chem 287: 25964-25974. PMID: 22689578

8. Liu Y, Childs RA, Palma AS, Campanero-Rhodes MA, Stoll MS, Chai W, Feizi T. 2012. Neoglycolipid-based oligosaccharide microarray system: preparation of NGLs and their noncovalent immobilization on nitrocellulose-coated glass slides for microarray analyses. Methods Mol Biol 808: 117-136. PMID: 22057521

9. Palma AS, Zhang Y, Childs RA, Campanero-Rhodes MA, Liu Y, Feizi T, Chai W. 2012. Neoglycolipid-based "designer" oligosaccharide microarrays to define β-glucan ligands for Dectin-1. Methods Mol Biol 808: 337-359. PMID22057536

 

1. Kaltner H, Kübler D, López-Merino L, Lohr M, Manning JC, Lensch M, Seidler J, Lehmann WD, André S, Solís D and Gabius H-J. 2011. Towards comprehensive analysis of the galectin network in chicken: Unique diversity of galectin-3 and comparison of its localization profile in organs of adult animals to the other four members of this lectin family. Anat Rec 294: 427-444. PMID: 21290613

2. Gabius H-J, André S, Jiménez-Barbero J, Romero A and Solís D. 2011. From lectin structure to functional glycomics: principles of the sugar code. Trends Biochem Sci 36: 298-313. PMID: 21458998

3. Martín-Santamaría S, André S, Buzamet E, Caraballo R, Fernández-Cureses G, Morando M, Ribeiro JP, Ramírez-Gualito K, de Pascual-Teresa B, Cañada FJ, Menéndez M, Ramström O, Jiménez-Barbero J, Solís D, Gabius H-J. 2011. Symmetric dithiodigalactoside: strategic combination of binding studies and detection of selectivity between a plant toxin and human lectins. Org Biomol Chem 9: 5445-5455. PMID: 21660340

4. Lorenzo-Díaz F, Dostal L, Coll M, Schildbach F, Menéndez M, Espinosa M. 2011. The MobM relaxase domain of plasmid pMV158: thermal stability and activity upon manganese and specific DNA binding. Nucl Acid Res 39: 4315-4329. PMID: 21296755

5. Gordo S, Martos V, Vilaseca M, Menéndez M, Mendoza J, Giralt E. 2011. On the role of flexibility in protein-ligand interactions: the example of p53 tetramerization domain. Chemistry. An Asian Journal 6: 1463-1469. PMID: 21626703

6. Angulo I, Acebrón I, de las Rivas B, Muñoz R, Rodríguez-Crespo I, Menéndez M, García P, Tateno H, Goldstein IJ, Pérez-Agote B, Mancheño JM. 2011. High-resolution structural insights on the sugar-recognition and fusion tag properties of a versatile beta-trefoil lectin domain from the mushroom Laetiporus sulphureus. Glycobiology 21: 1349-1361. PMID: 21632870

7. Otto DM, Campanero-Rhodes MA, Karamanska R, Powell AK, Bovin N, Turnbull JE, Field RA, Blackburn J, Feizi T and Crocker PR. 2011. An expression system for screening of proteins for glycan and protein interactions. Anal Biochem 411: 261-270. PMID: 21211507

8. Lai L, Bumstead J, Liu Y, Garnett J, Campanero-Rhodes MA, Blake DP, Palma AS, Chai W, Ferguson DJ, Simpson P, Feizi T, Tomley FM, Matthews S. 2011. The role of sialyl glycan recognition in host tissue tropism of the avian parasite Eimeria tenella. PLoS Pathog 7, e1002296. PMID: 22022267

9. Redelinghuys P, Antonopoulos A, Liu Y, Campanero-Rhodes MA, McKenzie E, Haslam SM, Dell A, Feizi T, Crocker PR. 2011. Early murine T-lymphocyte activation is accompanied by a switch from N-Glycolyl- to N-acetyl-neuraminic acid and generation of ligands for siglec-E. J Biol Chem 286: 34522-34532. PMID: 21835922

1. Nesmelova IV, Ermakova E, Daragan VA, Pang M, Menéndez M, Lagartera L, Solís D, Baum LG and Mayo K. 2010. Lactose binding to galectin-1 modulates structural dynamics, increases conformational entropy, and occurs with apparent negative cooperativity. J Mol Biol 397: 1209-1230. PMID: 20184898

2. Solís D, Maté MJ, Lohr M, Ribeiro JP, López-Merino L, André S, Buzamet E, Cañada FJ, Kaltner H, Lensch M, Ruiz FM, Haroske G, Wollina U, Kloor M, Kopitz J, Sáiz JL, Menéndez M, Jiménez-Barbero J, Romero A and Gabius H-J. 2010. N-domain of human adhesion/growth-regulatory galectin-9: preference for distinct conformers and non-sialylated N-glycans and detection of ligand-induced structural changes in crystal and solution. Int J Biochem Cell Biol 42: 1019-1029. PMID: 20227520

3. Bustamante N, Campillo NE, García E, Gallego C, Pera B, Diakun GP, Sáiz JL, García P, Díaz JF, Menéndez M. 2010. Cpl-7, a lysozyme encoded by a pneumococcal bacteriophage with a novel cell wall-binding motif. J Biol Chem 285: 33184-33196. PMID: 20720016

1. López-Lucendo MF, Solís D, Sáiz JL, Kaltner H, Russwurm R, André S, Gabius H-J and Romero A. 2009. Homodimeric chicken galectin CG-1B: Crystal structure and detection of unique redox-dependent shape changes involving inter- and intrasubunit disulfide bridges by gel filtration, ultracentrifugation, site-directed mutagenesis and peptide fingerprinting. J Mol Biol 386: 366-378. PMID: 18848566

2. Kaltner H, Solís D, André S, Lensch M, Manning JC, Mürnseer M, Sáiz JL and Gabius H-J. 2009. Unique chicken tandem-repeat-type galectin: implications of alternative splicing and distinct expression profile compared to the three proto-type proteins. Biochemistry 48: 4403-4416. PMID: 19344160

3. Barrientos AG, de la Fuente JM, Jiménez M, Solís D, Cañada FJ, Martín-Lomas M and Penadés S. 2009. Modulating glycosidase degradation and lectin recognition of gold glyconanoparticles. Carbohydr Res 344: 1474-1478. PMID: 19501815

4. Valbuena A, Oroz J, Hervás R, Vera AM, Rodríguez D, Menéndez M and Sulkowoska J. Carrión-Vázquez M. 2009. On the remarkable robustness of scafoldins. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106: 13791-13976. PMID: 19666489

5. Manso I, Torres B, Andreu JM, Menéndez M, Rivas G, Alfonso C, Díaz E, García JL and Galán B. 2009. 3-Hydroxyphenylpropionate and phenylpropionate are synergistic activators of the MhpR transcriptional regulator from Escherichia coli. J Biol Chem 284: 21218-21228. PMID: 19520845

6. Childs RA, Palma AS, Wharton S, Matrosovich T, Liu Y, Chai W, Campanero-Rhodes MA, Zhang Y, Eickmann M, Kiso M, Hay A, Matrosovich M, Feizi T. 2009. Receptor-binding specificity of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus determined by carbohydrate microarray. Nat Biotechnol 27: 797-799.

7. Solís D, Romero A, Menéndez M and Jiménez-Barbero J. 2009. Protein carbohydrate-interactions: Basic concepts and methods for analysis. In The Sugar Code. Fundamentals of Glycosciences (Gabius, H.-J. Ed.) pp. 233-245, WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.

1. Kaltne, H, Solís D, Kopitz J, Lensch M, Lohr M, Manning JC, Mürnseer M, Schnölzer M, André S, Sáiz JL and Gabius HJ. 2008. Prototype chicken galectins revisited: characterization of a third protein with distinctive hydrodynamic behaviour and expression pattern in organs of adult animals. Biochem J. 409: 591-599. PMID: 17887955

2. Jiménez M. André S, Barillari C, Romero A, Rognan D, Gabius HJ. and Solís D. 2008. Domain versatility in plant AB-toxins: evidence for a local, pH-dependent rearrangement in the 2γ lectin site of the mistletoe lectin by applying ligand derivatives and modelling. FEBS Lett, 582: 2309-2312. PMID: 18519041

3. López-Lucendo MF, Solís D, Sáiz JL, Kaltner H, Russwurm R, André S, Gabius HJ and Romero A. 2008. Homodimeric Chicken Galectin CG-1B: Crystal Structure and Detection of Unique Redox-Dependent Shape Changes Involving Intersubunit and Intrasubunit Disulfide Bridges by Gel Filtration, Ultracentrifugation, Site-Directed Mutagenesis, and Peptide Mass Fingerprinting. J Mol Biol. 386: 366-378. PMID: 18848566

4. Revuelta J, Vacas T, Torrado M, Corzana F, Gonzalez C, Jiménez-Barbero J, Menéndez M, BastidaA, Asensio JL. 2008. NMR-based Analysis of Aminoglycoside Recognition by the Resistance Enzyme ANT(4’): The Pattern of OH/NH3+ Substitution Determines the Preferred Antibiotic Binding Mode and is Critical for Drug Inactivation. J. Amer Chem Soc, 130, 5086-5103. PMID: 18366171

5. Monterroso B, Sáiz JL, García P, García JL, Menéndez M. 2008. Insights in structure and function relationships in pneumococcal cell-wall lysozymes: LytC and Cpl-1. J Biol Chem. 283: 2861-28628. PMID: 18667432

6. Gordo S, Martos V, Santos E, Menéndez M, Bo C, Giralt E, de Mendoza J. 2008. Stability and structural recovery of the tetramerization domain of p53-R337H mutant induced by a designed templating ligand. Proc Natl Acad Sci. USA. 105: 16426-16431. PMID: 18940924

1. Martínez-Buey R, Monterroso B, Menéndez M, Diakun G, Chacón P, Hermoso JA., Díaz FJ. 2007. Insight into molecular plasticity of choline binding proteins (pneumococcal surface proteins) by SAXS. J Mol Biol. 365: 411-424. PMID: 17064729

2. Arroyo M, Menéndez M., García JL, de la Mata I, Castillón MP, Acebal C. 2007. New insights into Trigonopsis variabilis D-amino acid oxidase: the role of cofactor binding in protein structure and thermal stability. BBA Proteins and Proteomics 1774: 556-565. PMID: 17466607

3. León M, Isolda P, Menéndez M, Sanz-Aparicio J, Polaina J. 2007. Comparative study and mutational analysis of distinctive structural elements of hyperthermophilic enzymes. The Prot. J. 26: 435-444. PMID: 17503162

4. Pérez-Dorado I, Campillo NE, Monterroso B, Hesek H, Lee M, Páez JA, García P, Martínez-Ripoll M, García JL, Mobashery S, Menéndez M, Hermoso J. 2007. Elucidation of the molecular recognition of the bacterial cell wall by modular phage pneumococcal endolysin Cpl-1. J Biol Chem. 282: 24990-24999. PMID: 17581815

5. Huecas, S., Schaffner-Barbero, C., García, W., Yébenes, H., Palacios, J.M., Díaz J.F., Menéndez, M., Andreu, J.M. 2007. The Interactions of Cell Division Protein FtsZ with Guanine Nucleotides. J. Biol. Chem. 282, 37515-37528. PMID: 17977836

1. Arroyo M, de la Mata I, Castillón MP, Acebal C, García JL, Menéndez M. 2006. Inactivation mechanism of His-tagged D-amino acid oxidase from Trigonopsis variabilis. Modern Multidisciplinary Applied Microbiology. In Exploiting Microbes and their Interactions (A. Méndez-Vilas, ed). Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, pp.227-231.

2. Martinell M, Salvatella X, Fernández-Carneado J, Gordo S, Feliz M, Menéndez M, Giralt, E. 2006. Synthetic ligands able to interact with the p53 tetramerization domain. Towards understanding a protein surface recognition event. ChemBioChem 7: 1105- 1113 PMID: 16795116

3. Campanero-Rhodes MA, Menéndez M, Saiz JL, Sanz L, Calvete JJ, Solís D. 2006. Zinc ions induce the unfolding and self-association of boar spermadhesin PSP-I, a protein with single cub domain architecture, and promote its binding to heparin. Biochemistry, 4: 8227- 8235. PMID: 16819821

4. Jiménez M, André S, Siebert HC, Gabius HJ, Solís D. 2006. AB-type lectin (toxin/agglutinin) from mistletoe: differences in affinity of the two galactoside-binding Trp/Tyr-sites and regulation of their functionality by monomer/dimer equilibrium. Glycobiology 16:926-37. PMID: 16774910

5. De la Fuente J, Eaton P, Barrientos AG, Menéndez M, Penadés S. 2005. Thermodynamic evidence for Ca2+-mediated self-aggregation of Lewis-X gold glyconanopaticles. A model for cell adhesión via carbohydrate-carbohydrate interactions. J. Am Chem Soc. 127: 6192- 6197. PMID: 15853323

6. Hermoso JA, Lagartera L, González A, García P, Martínez-Ripoll M, García JL, Menéndez M. 2005. Crystal structure of the modular teichoic acid phosphorylcholine esterase Pce from Streptococcus pneumoniae: insights into the mechanism of bacterial pathogenesis. Nat Struct Mol Biol 12:533-538. PMID: 15895092

7. Monterroso B, López-Zumel C, García, JL, Sáiz JL, García P, Campillo NE, Menéndez, M. 2005. Unraveling the structure of pneumococcal autolytic lysozyme. Biochem J. 391: 41- 49. PMID: 15943581

8. Lagartera L. González A, Hermoso JA, Saiz JL, García P, García JL, Menéndez M. 2005. Pneumococcal phosphorylcholine esterase, Pce, contains a metal binuclear center that is essential for substrate binding and catalysis. Prot. Sci. 14: 3013- 3024. PMID: 16260756

9. Lagartera L, González A, Stelter M, García P, Kahn R, Menéndez M, Hermoso JA. 2005. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of the pneumococcal teichoic acid phosphorylcholine esterase Pce. Acta Crystallogr Sect F. Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 1, 61(Pt 2):221-224. PMID: 16511000

10. Campanero-Rhodes MA, Menéndez M, Saiz, JL, Sanz L, Calvete JJ, Solís D. 2005. Scrutinizing the stability of the spermadhesin PSP-I/PSP-II heterodimer: Effects of Zn2+ and acidic pH. The FEBS J. 272: 5663- 5670. PMID: 16262703

11. Jiménez M, Sáiz JL, André S, Gabius HJ, Solís D. 2005. Monomer/dimer equilibrium of the AB-type lectin from mistletoe enables combination of toxin/agglutinin activities in one protein: analysis of native and citraconylated proteins by ultracentrifugation/gel filtration and cell biological consequences of dimer destabilization. Glycobiology 15:1386-95. PMID: 16037489